Home » 2023 CAFWCL: Sundowns end winless streak over AS FAR to book triple final berth

2023 CAFWCL: Sundowns end winless streak over AS FAR to book triple final berth

by profseuno profseuno
0 comment

For the third year running South African champions, Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies will be playing in the final of the CAF Women’s Champions League.

The 2021 champions won the game of tactics after a 1-0 victory against 2022 winners and Moroccan champions, AS FAR FC at Stade Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Khorogo, Ivory Coast on Wednesday.

The Moroccans had won one of the previous two encounters between both sides with the other match ending in a 0-0 draw in 2021 ahead of the semi-final match.

The North Africans started the game on the front foot and should have taken the lead but for their wastefulness in the final third.

Jerry Tshabalala’s side survived the storm and recovered in the second period forcing Moroccan first-choice goalkeeper, Khadija Er-rmichi into double saves.

The deadlock was finally broken in the 72nd minute as AS FAR FC players failed to clear a corner kick launched into the box, giving Boitumelo Rabale the chance to score the winner.

Sundowns had the last chance of the game to extend their lead but Er-rmichi was alert to save the dying-minute opportunity.

The South Africans maintained their perfect run in the tournament with four wins out of four games heading into the final.

Ampem Darkoa (Ghana) or Sporting Club Casablanca (Morocco) will face Sundowns in Sunday’s final depending on the result of the send semi-final in San Pedro.



Copyright 2023©kick442.com.

All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcasted, written in full or parts, without a written permission from our management

This site is not responsible for contents displayed by external sites

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

You cannot copy content of this page